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My AUB journey by Illustration alumna

Xueyun Feng graduated from BA (Hons) Illustration in 2014.

Xueyun speaks about her time at AUB, and what she is up to now:

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Architecture Alumna Discusses Career as Architectural Bio Designer & Researcher

AUB alumna, Thora Arnardottir, graduated from the BA (Hons) Architecture course in 2014 and now works as an Architectural Bio Designer and Researcher.

We caught up with Thora to find out about her experiences as an international student and her career after graduating from AUB.

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Commercial Photography graduate talks about studying at AUB and what he does now

Rohan Ashok Hande graduated from BA (Hons) Commercial Photography in 2014.

Speaking about his experience as an international student on the course, and his journey since Rohan said:

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AUB students and staff present at the Higher Education Academy conference

Staff and students present at the HEA annual conference at the University of Manchester.

BA (Hons) Graphic Design tutors Dr. Kirsten Hardie and Gabrielle Hass, and students Will Broomfield and Chris Kyte presented at the conference held on the 4th July. Alumni students Nicole Dujardin and Sophie Walker from BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design also contributed, exploring the importance of student engagement through partnership of students and staff working collaboratively.

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Alumnus directs West End play

AUB Film and Animation alumnus, Richard Elson, has directed West End play, Held.

Set in a modern UK prison, the story explores the desperate, broken lives of five inmates and the chains that bind them.

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Alumni success at the National Make-up Awards

Alumna of the AUB BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance course, Kate Wakefield achieved an amazing First Place in the professional ‘Fantasy Makeup’ category at the National Make Up Awards, held at Birmingham NEC.

The theme of the category was Pirates of the Caribbean.

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Emma McKinney on life after university

BA (Hons) Fine Art alumni, Emma McKinney, tells us about life after university…

Emma graduated from the BA (Hons) Fine Art course at AUB in 2015. Since March 2016, she has been working at Eastside Projects, an artist-run organisation based in a gallery in Birmingham.

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Visual Communication alumni contributes to Creative Digest

Since graduating last year, BA (Hons) Visual Communication alumni, Saskia Everard, has become a regular contributor to the online professional resource, Creative Digest.

With the tagline “using graphic design & illustration freelancing to take her to unexpected corners of the world“, Saskia writes articles sharing her experience and wisdom, covering topics from freelancing and how to get paid right, to how to find more inspiration in your creative work.

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BA (Hons) Visual Communication alumni featured in IdN Magazine and Website

A group called The Work in Progress Collective, made up of AUB alumni are featured in the current edition of International Design Network Magazine (Vol23 No6), focussing on Pattern in Illustration.

WIPC’s approach grew from a fundraising collaboration between staff and students on BA (Hons) Visual Communication for the Summer shows 2016. They created prints and pattern books using polymer plates overlaid to explore variation. Read more about the work in progress collective. 

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Emmy Award wins for Karrot Animation

Last weekend, talented BA (Hons) Animation alumni Jamie Badminton and Rufus Blacklock from Karrot Animation donned their tuxedos as they attended the 2017 Daytime Emmy Awards in Pasadena.

Jamie Badminton, and fellow 2002 graduate Tim O’Sullivan, opened London-based animation studio, Karrot Entertainment in 2007, to develop projects of their own.

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Workshop at Goldsmiths University

Fine Art Graduate in Residence, Sian Hutchings presented a workshop, as part of Sound of Memory Symposium along with The Noematic Collective from AUB, at Goldsmiths University.

The Sound of Memory Symposium explored creative works and ideas situated at the interface of composers working in acoustic ecologies and artists working within social ecologies, where the primary engagement is a form of sonic ethnography. The overarching thematic is an exploration of how individual and cultural memory resonates in the shaping of social space. The symposium explored the broad domain of acoustic ecologies and soundscape’s engagement in place.

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